40 Free Art Tutorials

40 Art Tutorials

There is a wealth of information for artists on the internet.  I love seeing tutorials and I especially love walk-throughs when artists show you the process of how they created their art. Here I have collected 40 brilliant art tutorials starting with basic drawing skills and pencil work, to anatomy references and tutorials.  See how to create digital and traditional artworks as well as portraits in watercolour and much more.  Click on the image to go to the original source.

Drawing Tutorials

Quick hands legs and feet tutorial

Hands, legs and feet tutorial by hellobaby on DA

How to draw hair by Stan Prokopenko

How to draw hair by Stan Prokopenko

Arm and hands tutorial by Snigom

Arm and hands tutorial by Snigom

Reaslistic eye drawing tutorial

Realistic eye drawing tutorial by Only Pencil

How to draw noses

"Two Pair" walkthrough by Lion83

“Two Pair” walk-through by Lion83

Charcoal Drawing Tutorial

Charcoal Drawing Tutorial

Shading tutorial

Shading Tutorial by victoriandeath

 

Neck references by spookychild

Dog anatomy tutorial

Dog anatomy tutorial

Hair Tutorial by SilentDeath

Majnouna Art Tutorials

Majnouna Art Tutorials

Tips for drawing different hair and fur

Tips for drawing different hair and fur

Drawing Realism tutorial

Drawing Realism tutorial

Skin tutorial by Svera

Skin tutorial by Svera

Shading and Blending tutorial

Shading and Blending tutorial

 

Pencil portrait how to

Pencil portrait how-to

Pet Tutorial

Pet Tutorial in pencils

 Watercolour tutorials and walk-throughs

I love seeing artist’s step by steps.  Here you will find tutorials on how to paint portraits in watercolour, beautiful landscapes and backgrounds and how to make celtic art.

Watercolour portrait Tutorial

Watercolour portrait Tutorial

Watercolour Tutorial

Watercolour Tutorial

Traditional Art Tutorial

Traditional Art Tutorial

Watercolor eye study

Watercolor eye study

Watercolour steps

Watercolour steps

Celtic Art Watercolour Tutorial

Celtic Art Watercolour Tutorial

Watercolour scenery / townscape tutorial

Watercolour scenery / townscape tutorial

Watercolour Background Tutorial

Watercolour Background Tutorial

 Digital Art Tutorials and walk-throughs

Starting out in digital art can be bewildering so take advice from experienced artists.  I always have trouble painting skin and making it look real.  Here are a few tutorials on how to colour and blend skin in Photoshop which I find really helpful.  There are also five walk-throughs and tutorials on how to create digital art from start to finish.

Skin Tutorial

Skin Tutorial

Hair Tutorial

Digital Hair Painting Tutorial

Digital color tutorial

Digital colouring tutorial

Digital Painting tutorial

Digital Painting tutorial

How I do portraits

How I do portraits

'That Brat' walkthrough

‘That Brat’ walkthrough

Digital Painting Tutorial

Digital Painting Tutorial

Tutorial - skin, faces

Tutorial – skin, faces

Step by step

Step by step digital painting

Step by step portrait

Step by step portrait

Advanced digital painting tutorial

Advanced digital painting tutorial

Skin Basics Tutorial

Skin Basics Tutorial

Painting a face digitally

Painting a face digitally

Digital painting step by step

Digital painting step by step

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